WAYNE, PA--(Marketwire - January 28, 2010) - Kenexa (NASDAQ: KNXA), a global provider of business solutions for human resources, today announced that Kevin Horigan has joined the company as the president of its Global HR Technology division. In this role, Horigan will be responsible for the division's overall strategy and operational execution.

Possessing significant operational experience in sales, marketing, finance, professional services, and software development, Horigan has spearheaded growth in various organizations in both the North American and International markets. Prior to joining Kenexa, Horigan served as a senior vice president at SAP. He has also held executive leadership positions at PeopleSoft, Inc, OutlookSoft, Sand Technology Systems and Oracle Corporation.

Rudy Karsan, chief executive officer, Kenexa, said, "Kevin brings a wealth of experience and a track record of success that will reinforce Kenexa's commitment to the HR technology space. As we continue our growth in this category, his leadership will benefit our customers, our employees and our organization."

Commenting on his appointment, Horigan said, "Kenexa is not only one of the world's leading providers of human resources technology, it's also a trusted advisor to HR and business leaders around the world, with its comprehensive suite of products and services. I'm looking forward to leveraging my expertise in enterprise software to support our ongoing growth and commitment to extreme service."

About Kenexa

Kenexa® provides business solutions for human resources. We help global organizations multiply business success by identifying the best individuals for every job and fostering optimal work environments for every organization. For more than 20 years, Kenexa has studied human behavior and team dynamics in the workplace, and has developed the software solutions, business processes and expert consulting that help organizations impact positive business outcomes through HR. Kenexa is the only company that offers a comprehensive suite of unified products and services that support the entire employee lifecycle from pre-hire to exit. Additional information about Kenexa and its global products and services can be accessed at www.kenexa.com.